03 April 2011

Too Old for Karate?

It's like a sign from above! That's what I told my husband when we saw the "karate school soon to open" sign near our flat. It is a mere 5-min walk from my place to there so all I have to do is just wait for it to open. Then a thought hit me? Am I too old to learn karate? Are my bones fragile (I'll come to know this part when I do sparing!)? Do I have brittle bones that a slight jam on the shin will break them to smithereens? Am I fit to do that or too fat to even lift my legs? Well, maybe I can learn the rudiments but not join any sparing competition. If I do that, I'll be forever in the white-belt category. So many choices! The dilemma!

Anyway, I have been waiting for the right time to learn new things. Although I am not sure if I even qualify but I just want to try. No harm on that, right?

4 comments :

  1. Ooh Karate!! Amber does Karate and absolutely loves it. She just made green belt! You are going to love it, it's a great work out, you get to yell a lot and wear your pyjamas in the process! And who knows - you might be a natural!

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  2. OMG I couldn't imagine getting paid once a month! It would be very easy to see all that money in your account and think "Christmas!!!" Thank goodness I'm not in charge of our bank account!!

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  3. One is never too old for anything....go for it Ria.

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  4. Thanks Sarah and Bingkee for the encouragement. I have been waiting for the right time to do this. I have considered this for a long time and now that there is a karate school nearby, I think there is no turning back now :) Hugs!!!

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